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Seneca Falls home suffers extensive damage after couch fire

On Thursday at approximately 1:30 pm, the Town of Seneca Falls Police responded to 90 Clinton Street in Seneca Falls for a reported couch fire inside the residence.

Upon arrival, officers observed heavy black smoke exiting the residence and they were unable to gain entry into the residence.

All occupants of the residence were able to exit without injury. The fire was quickly extinguished by the Seneca Falls Fire Department and Waterloo Fire Department.

The home sustained extensive damage to the front room as well as heavy smoke and water damage to the rest of the residence. The home is owned by Philomena Cammuso, who was at home at the time of the fire along with other family members. The property is fully insured.

The Seneca Falls Fire Department were also assisted at the scene by the Fayette Fire Department, Seneca County Fire Investigation Team, Seneca County Codes, North Seneca Ambulance, and the American Red Cross. The cause of the fire was determined to be electrical.

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